chellamia

Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Member since 1/22/2010

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  • 325 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 311 comments
  • 12 questions

Reviews by chellamia

Silikon for thin lips?

The positive thing is that the results are permanent and the disadvantage is that I did not research it enough to feel confident that it is safe and because I had a guest coming for the holidays, I let the doctor talk me into it because I was anxious to look good. They said I might be happy... READ MORE

Full facelift vs Lifestyle lift

I had a facelift in 1996 and it has lasted me almost twenty years. I am currently interviewing doctor's to have it neck and cheeks redone as time presses on. A receptionist at one of my doctor's office had the Lifestyle lift five years ago and she is miserable and I can't believe she had... READ MORE

Questions from chellamia

Fraxel and Thermage Combo for Nasal and Jowls Area?

On Wednesday I made full payment on CC for this (not CO2) "Fraxel/Thermage combo for nasolabial folds and jowls area" but am concerned that it will look funny if they... READ MORE

Is Silikon Legal in Every U.S. State?

A Florida doctor did unsatisfactory silikon injections in my lips for $750. He is refusing to see me for follow up. Is silikon legal in some states and not in others? Please... READ MORE

Silikon Injection Problems Years Later?

Is there anyone who developed problems years later? Professor Peter Hutt and Tamara Tilleman,MD wrote in 2005 .." silicone became notorious for devastating results. FDA... READ MORE

Why is There So Much Controversy over Silikon 1000 for Lips?

I am interested in permanent fillers but find many doctors warn against it because of migration or other potential risks. There are a couple of doctors here from up north who... READ MORE

Any Benefits from "Neckline Slimmer"?

Does anyone think we could benefit from the "Neckline Slimmer" (as seen on TV)? I had a face lift 10 years ago but now probably from gaining and losing weight, there is some... READ MORE

Is 63 Too Old and is It Safe to Get LASIK? (photo)

Just noticed an online offer starting at $300/eye by the Lasik Eye Institute I am about to spend another $1000 for several new glasses and was looking into contact lenses for... READ MORE

Sad Face, Puffy Pads, Loose Neck Skin, Alternative to Botox & Fillers? (photo)

Full face lift age 48 1996 best thing I ever did, totally stopped aging process and I looked about the same then as I do now BEFORE procedure except 16 years later time marches... READ MORE

Lasting Results for MACS & PSP, is SMAS Included to Secure Muscle? (photo)

16 years since I had facelift and so far 5 doctor's responded to my question as to alternative to fillers and botex all seem to agree that a lower facelift is in order. Susie49... READ MORE

What Tx Recommended for Eyes with Puffy Bags & Wrinkles? Will Tattoo Eyeliner Be Cut Off? (photo)

What tx recommended for eyes with folds, puffy bags underneath Will surgery cut off the permanent eyeliner above and below? What can I do about upper eyes which didn't heal... READ MORE

What is Recommended for Inner Corner Up Eyelids and the Puffy Bags That Form Under my Eyes That ONLY Show when I Smile? (photo)

I had a facelift in 1995 and only remember I had a left droopy eyelid that was corrected and had some problem healing the lid. Often the inner corners look puffy or like extra... READ MORE

What is fat transfer, stem cells, growth hormone skin rejuvenation demonstrated 11-4-13 on The Doctors: "Video chat facelift"?

He said: " we draw serum & mix it w/stem cells which are fat cells. we don't do face lifts anymore without adding stems cells & growth hormone for the skin rejuvenation... READ MORE

Neck lift, mini lift, lower face lift, what is the difference? What procedure/s do you suggest for me? (photos)

I had successful long lasting SMAS facelift at age 48. 17 years later, loose skin came back; most distressing is I look sad when I'm not. Never had botox but once tried 1 ml... READ MORE

Recent comments from chellamia

T.... I agree with all your assesssments but also, after reading ValRN on the other thread, have you thought about artfill again as she really had a lot of success and seen a lot of success with that; but then again, seems like it... READ COMMENT

Gracemalta... Sometimes, I think they want us to be confused as looking back, not many people really explain it that clearly...(the therapists that is except for Susan Roper MD lectures with great slides) We need to be REALLY CLEAR... READ COMMENT

If you want to see amazing before and after picture...check out Susan Roper in Clearwater, FL as she does this on the face and neck for $4000 and the results are stunning even with people with deep wrinkles and looks like they had a... READ COMMENT

T, Wow...you look great and thanks for sharing the process as there is a lot of peeling going on. I must share my pictures of the fractional laser w/IPL treatment which I didn't peel near as much as you did and it cost twice as much!... READ COMMENT

I'm going to ask my doctor who teaches other doctors the artfill if that's normal to have nothing noticable after three months. Val RN seems to believe that collegen will form but what did the doctor say and why didn't he at least... READ COMMENT